Given Netanyahu’s legal troubles, the Trump administration should prepare for the possibility that Israel may have a new prime minister.
Peace Now’s video mocking the Israeli right wing may make for fun viewing. But instead of priming Israelis for peace, it only deepens the country’s left-right divide, writes Mira Sucharov.
Before the Yom Kippur War, Yossi Beilin had blind faith in Israel’s leaders and in God. He emerged from the war utterly changed.
The official deadline on Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition building falls this weekend, but with just one faction on board apart from his own — the six-seat Tzipi Livni Party — he is still short of the Knesset majority he needs.
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The Norway massacre has touched off a nasty war of words on the Israeli Internet over the meaning of the event and its implications for Israel. And I do mean nasty: Judging by the comments sections on the main Hebrew websites, the main questions under debate seem to be whether Norwegians deserve any sympathy from Israelis given the country’s pro-Palestinian policies, whether the killer deserves any sympathy given his self-declared intention of fighting Islamic extremism and, perhaps ironically, whether calling attention to this debate is in itself an anti-Israel or anti-Semitic act.
What President Carter says in his new book about the Israeli occupation and our treatment of Palestinians in the occupied territories — and perhaps no less important, how he says it — is entirely harmonious with the kind of criticism that Israelis themselves voice about their own country.